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    It’s disgusting that this kind of ‘transformative acting’ still used even in new century. The worst I can think of was the casting of Emma Stone as Asian American in Aloha, the entire cast of The Last Airbender, Maddie Ziegler in Music (Oh Body music), Robert Downey in Tropic Thunder, and Eddie Murphy in Norbit (this one is so awful and offensive that I had no more words for it)

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    For Your Consideration Darling

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    Not to mention cripface in Glee and Music.

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    Robert Downey in Tropic Thunder

    Actually, his character is a satire. He criticizes the blackface in Hollywood. It was intentional.

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    Remember Sandra Oh’s iconic call out of this

    FYC:

    "The Good Fight", "The Other Two" and "Station Eleven" in all categories, Sarah Lancashire ("Julia"), William Jackson Harper ("Love Life") and Luke Kirby ("The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel")

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    Actually, his character is a satire. He criticizes the blackface in Hollywood. It was intentional.

    Oh yes, my bad.

    For Your Consideration Darling

    Lead Actress

    Michelle 'Crazy Talented' Yeoh
    EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE

    Tang Wei
    DECISION TO LEAVE

    Nicole Kidman
    THE NORTHMAN

    Supporting Actor & Actress

    Ke Huy Quan
    Stephanie Hsu
    Jamie Lee Curtis
    EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE

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    Not to mention cripface in Glee and Music.

    or My Left Foot and The Theory of Everything? Sorry, I can’t quite understand the differences.

    "The Lost Daughter" in every eligible category - Film
    "Succession" Season 3 in every eligible category - TV
    "Heaux Tales" by Jasmine Sullivan in every eligible category - Music

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    I swear, anyone mentioning Robert Downey Jr in Tropic Thunder as an example of blackface is dumb as hell.

    That’s literally a parody of the pretentious, self centered method actor.

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    I swear, anyone mentioning Robert Downey Jr in Tropic Thunder as an example of blackface is dumb as hell. That’s literally a parody of the pretentious, self centered method actor.

     

    it is blackface at the end of the day tho

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    the upcoming irma vep remake with alicia vikander

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    Wasn’t Zoe Saldana trashed left and center for darkening her skin in order to play Nina Simone?

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    Marlon and Shawn Wayans in White Chicks.

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    I swear, anyone mentioning Robert Downey Jr in Tropic Thunder as an example of blackface is dumb as hell. That’s literally a parody of the pretentious, self centered method actor.

    Because the internet takes things out of context. There are plenty of people on Twitter etc who just see a still image and form their opinions based on that. The lack of nuance on social media is a nightmare to navigate.

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    Marlon and Shawn Wayans in White Chicks.

    beat me to it

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